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Longji Rice Terraces covered in white blankets


Updated: 2022-02-25

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The Longji Rice Terraces in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region welcomed the first snow of 2022 on Feb 20. 

The rice terraces and nearby stilted buildings in the villages were embedded with a layer of white snow, painting a picturesque scenery. As a Chinese saying goes, 'a timely snowfall offers the promise for a fruitful harvest.'


The Longji Rice Terraces in Guilin are covered in white snow. [Photo by Pan Zhixiang/People's Daily]


Villagers in ethnic customs pose for a photo after the snow to record a beautiful moment. [Photo by Pan Zhixiang/People's Daily]


Aerial view of the rice terraces with distinctive stilted buildings standing by the side. [Photo by Pan Zhixiang/People's Daily]